Federica Bueti writes, edits, teaches, and occasionally curates exhibitions. Her research focuses on feminist refusals and decolonial feminist critical poetics. She is the founder of …ment, a journal for contemporary culture, art, and politics, which she ran between 2011 and 2015. She is the editor of Move…ment. On Forms of Protest and Resistance, published by Book Works, London, (2013); with Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung, she edited the volume The Incantation of the Disquieting Muse: On Divinity, Supra-Realities, or the Exorcisement of Witchery published by The Greenbox and SAVVY Contemporary, Berlin, (2017). For SAVVY Contemporary, she edited the volumes Whose Land Have I Lit On Now? Reflections on the notion of Hostipitality, (with Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung and Elena Agudio) published by Archive Books, Berlin, (2021); We Have Delivered Ourselves from the Tonal. Of, With, Towards, On Julius Eastman (with Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung and Antonia Alampi) published by Archive Books (2021). With Markus Miessen, she is the editor of Cultures of Assembly published by Sternberg/MIT Press, (upcoming, 2021). In 2019, she co-curated the exhibition and research project “Ecologies of Darkness. Building Ground on Shifting Sand” at SAVVY Contemporary, Berlin, 2019. She is currently working on a collection of essays by Calabrian cultural anthropologist Vito Teti. Her book, Critical Poetics of Feminist Refusals: Voicing Dissent Across Differences is forthcoming with Routledge (2022).
She serves as board member of the Work Field Commission of the MA in Artistic Research at The Royal Academy of Art, The Hague. She has taught at The Royal Academy of Art, The Hague; Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam, a.o. and regularly gives workshops, and mentors art students and curators. Bueti has written on art and social theory for international art magazines such as Ocula, BOMB, frieze magazine as well as critical anthologies and artist monographs. Bueti is a recipient of Turn2, research residency at The Bag Factory (Johannesburg).She has been a fellow of The School of Infinite Rehearsal (Onassis AiR), Athens; and Writer-in- residence at Hordaland Art Centre, Bergen, NO (2015) and at Florida Art Centre, Miami, FL (2016). She earned a BA in Cultural and Media Studies (2004), an MA in Critical and Curatorial Studies (2007), both from the University of Milan, and a PhD from The Royal College of Art. Born in 1982 in Scilla, Reggio Calabria, she lives and works between Berlin and Scilla.